Nanoscience News

04/21/2017

Black Silicon Prevents Eye Implant from Gumming Up

Microscopic eye implant's rough texture shrugs off attacking cells

04/13/2017

Device Pulls Water From Dry Air, Powered Only By the Sun

The solar-powered harvester was constructed using a special material — a metal-organic framework, or MOF — produced at UC, Berkeley.

04/12/2017

New Electron Microscope Sees More Than An Image

It yields not just an image, but also a wealth of information about about the structure of the sample.

03/31/2017

Sculpting Optical Microstructures With Slight Changes in Chemistry

Theory helps better understand and control microfabrication

03/27/2017

Study to Focus on Breast Cancer's Effect on Bone Composition

A Cornell-led international research team has secured more than $1 million in funding from the Human Frontier Science Program.

03/15/2017

New Materials Could Turn Water into the Fuel of the Future

A new materials discovery approach puts solar fuels on the fast track to commercial viability

03/09/2017

Group Blazes Path To Efficient, Eco-Friendly Deep-Ultraviolet LED

A Cornell research group has created a smaller, more earth-friendly alternative to tradition deep-UV lamps.

03/08/2017

Researchers Demonstrate New Type of Laser

Researchers demonstrate an on-chip microwave laser based on a fundamental property of superconductivity, the AC Josephson effect.

02/17/2017

Cells Divide By ‘Bricklaying On Moving Scaffolding’

An international team of researchers discovers how cells cut themselves into two daughter cells.

02/06/2017

Water Sensor Moves From Basic Research to Promising Business

New sensor tells growers when their plants need irrigation with accurate, real-time readings at reasonable cost.

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